A barrister representing West Midlands Police has told a hearing that the force has "no principled objection" to the original inquest into the Birmingham pub bombings reopening.
West Midlands Police have 'no principled objection' to resumption of Birmingham Pub bombings inquest says barrister representing them.
Barrister for W Mids Police says coroner Louise Hunt has no jurisdiction to resume Birmingham Pub bombings inquest based on current law
A decision will be made by the Senior Coroner for Birmingham and Solihull later this month.
A coroner will today hear a petition from relatives of people who died in the Birmingham Pub Bombings to re-open the original inquest.Read the full story ›
A memorial service has taken place to remember those killed and injured in the pub bombings in Birmingham 41 years ago today.
21 people died and hundreds were injured in the two bomb blasts, and no-one has been prosecuted for their involvement.
Today's service is also honouring those killed by terrorism around the world this year. Chris Halpin reports.
A vigil has been held to remember those killed and injured in the Birmingham pub bombings 41 years ago.Read the full story ›
Those affected by the 1974 Birmingham pub bombings will gather at Birmingham Cathedral later to mark the anniversary of the terror attacks.Read the full story ›
The long fight for justice for victims of the Birmingham Pub bombings continues and campaigners fighting for the case to be reopened were in Brussels today meeting members of the European Parliament.
Among them Julie Hambleton, who lost her 18-year-old sister Maxine in the attacks which killed 21 people in 1974. More than 40 years on the crime remains unsolved. Our political correspondent Alison Mackenzie reports
The bereaved families of the victims of the Birmingham pub bombings will stand in front of European Parliament today as part of their campaign to have a fresh inquest into their deaths.
Earlier this month, campaigners from Justice 4 the 21 met with the Home Secretary, Theresa May to press for the release of classified files on the bombings, which were secured under a 75-year embargo in 1993.
A group campaigning for justice for the victims of the Birmingham pub bombings are to meet MEPs at the European Parliament.Read the full story ›
Campaigners for victims of the Birmingham pub bombings will meet Home Secretary Theresa May to press for a new inquest into the deaths.Read the full story ›
ITV News Central correspondent Keith Wilkinson looks back on the 40th anniversary year of the Birmingham pub bombings.Read the full story ›